Hand Pain – Should I wait?

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Hand Pain We have people who call and talk to us about their hand and wrist pain all the time and it’s usually been bothering them for a few months.  Sometimes it turns out that it’s more like a few years. The pain or rather “achiness” can come and go and doesn’t tend to STOP… Read more »

Certified hand therapist Miami – this is what you need to know if you are looking for one.

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Anyone with a hand injury should consider calling a doctor or seek medical attention. If medical attention is delayed, the potential for devastating and sometimes irreversible injuries increases greatly. One must know, that even the smallest cut or seemingly innocent hand injury could require advanced treatment delivered by a professional hand therapist to prevent infection… Read more »

Your 1st hand therapy visit.

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Occupational therapy in Miami provocitive test

[prisna-google-website-translator] What can you expect during your 1st hand therapy visit? As the certified hand therapist here in Miami, I have been noticing more lately than ever before a delay in people coming into therapy after getting hurt or after surgery.  There are a lot of reasons like money or if it’s a worker’s compensation… Read more »

Hand injury after an attack.

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[prisna-google-website-translator] I am fortunate to get so many great, interesting cases cross my path over the years.  Since I am blogging now, I want to share one of my most recent case of a hand injury after an attack. Recently, a young man called to schedule his appointment for hand therapy after hand surgery.  Matt’s… Read more »

Shoulder pain after breast cancer surgery.

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Normally after you cut your hand or break your elbow, occupational therapy may be required to regain full motion and function.  So why not after breast cancer surgeries?  Women (and men) who undergo mastectomies can develop shoulder pain on the same side of surgery.  It is not uncommon to have issues even up to… Read more »

Let’s talk about broken bones in children …

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk about broken bones in children. Let’s face it, we know kids are rambunctious, full of energy, and something is bound to happen at some point with all that running and jumping around.   In my whole life…knock on wood…I have never broken any bones.  I have kids and ….knock on wood…they have not… Read more »

Let’s talk mallet finger

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mallet finger

[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk Mallet finger… Sometimes the smallest injury that looks so simple, is the most frustrating.  Like why is it even a problem?? A mallet finger is an injury that occurs to the tip of the finger or thumb where it can no longer straighten by itself.  It usually happens when you jam it… Read more »

A reminder about playful arm wrestling.

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arm wrestling

[prisna-google-website-translator] I was struggling a little about what to write about next.  Sometimes there is just so many topics to chose from and when to write about them that it sort of stumped me.  But strolling through Facebook this morning, I saw a story posted by Rehab Minder about arm wrestling on ABC news in Australia…. Read more »

Hug the hurt kiss the broken

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hug the hurt

[prisna-google-website-translator] I’m coming out, I want the world to know, how to let it show… – ” Diana Ross Oh that song is stuck in my head because my 6 year is singing it all the time this week for a show at her school! It’s such an up beat positive song that you can’t… Read more »

What is a Certified Hand Therapist?

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[prisna-google-website-translator] What is a Certified Hand Therapist? And why you need one? HAND THERAPY is the art and science of evaluating and treating injuries and conditions of the upper extremity (shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand). Hand therapy uses a number of evidence-based interventions to help return a person to his or her highest level… Read more »